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Getting around

Public transport

Public transport is operated by LVB (194 49; www.lvb.de), which runs an information kiosk (8am-8pm Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm Sat) on Willy-Brandt-Platz outside the Hauptbahnhof. The central tram station is here as well. The S-Bahn circles the city’s outer suburbs. Single tickets cost €1.30 for up to four stops and €1.70 for longer trips; day passes are €4.90.

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Local transport


Funktaxi (4884) and Löwen Taxi (710 00) are the main local firms. There is a €2.10 hire charge and then it’s €1 per kilometre.

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Zweirad Eckhardt (961 7274; Güterstrasse; 6am-8pm Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm Sat), right by the Hauptbahnhof, hires out bikes for €8 per 24 hours.

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